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CBS
Dec 16, 2012 7:30am PST
is being held today. >> president obama is flying to newtown for today's memorial service. >> and cbs reporter erica ferrari is in newtown now to bring us the latest. good morning, erica. >> reporter: good morning. police have released the names and ages of the victims, but they haven't given any kind of a motive for what they think might have triggered this attack, this as families prepare to bury the dead. people filed into churches around newtown, connecticut to pray for victims of friday's shooting, as this community grievous, families in this small town now planning funerals for their children. >> she was the type of person that could just light up the room. she -- >> reporter: robbie parker's daughter, emilie was one of the 20 children killed in friday's shooting. >> she is an incredible person. and i'm so blessed to be her dad. >> reporter: parker and dozens of other parents had their children's bodies returned to them by authorities yesterday. police say they died when 20-year-old adam lanza forced his way into sandy hook elementary friday morning and started firing. president
ABC
Dec 15, 2012 5:00pm PST
in the shooting were shot as many as 11 times. >> anguished residents of newtown struggle to cope with the loss of so many to evil. connecticut's governor paid tribute to the victims. >> those educators and those innocent little boys and girls, were taken from their families far too soon. >> but it seemed almost nowhere are emotions running stronger than right here as a makeshift memorial that sprung 5u7 hundred yard from the school, where people are coming here to light candles and to remember. reporter: all day long people cake carrying flowers and honoring the 20 children and six adults who died. still under intense investigation. the detectives will analyze everything and put a complete picture together. reporter: officials say they recovered very good evidence that may provide answers about what triggered the horrifying chain of event, when 20-year-old al-adam lanza shot to death his mother nancy in their home and then headed to the elementary school, wearing a bulletproof vest and armed with weapons, high-under powered pistols and a semi automatic rifle. >> i thought we would all die. >>
ABC
Dec 16, 2012 6:00am PST
are being held around the nation including here in the bay area. we are of course talking about newtown, connecticut. there is a service at saint mary's cathedral this morning. grace cathedral brought together people to show prayers for the families of the connecticut school tragedy. abc 7 news reporter sergio contana has more. >> olivia engel, born july 18th, 2006. >> at a candlelight vigil on the front steps of the elementary school the names of those killed in connecticut were read. >> these children were 5 and 6 years old. we all know 5 and 6-year-olds which is why it was so important to gather on the front steps of an elementary school. >> among those the reverend rhodes. she shared her familiar lace pain. her cousin had two children at sandy hook elementary who managed to escape safely. she hasn't been able to talk to them about what happened. >> shut their phone off but i am getting a post from facebook and i will probably talk to their grandmother in the next couple of days. >> they held their vigils for about an hour which is longer than the organizer suspected. >> i was surpri
ABC
Dec 16, 2012 9:00am PST
at that news conference on abc7 news. >>> that grieving community in newtown came together for a vigil. they shared their stories and the sense of loss. a doctor who helped treat victims is deeply shaken by what he experienced. >> this is the darkest thing i ever walked into by far. i have been through medical training which is -- which has taught me a lot about dealing with stressful situations and this is the darkest thing that i have ever experienced in my life. very traumatic. just horrific. >> and there was a church service there to give the people a chance for spiritual healing. there was a growing memorial, flowers and messages as people reached out to try to support one another. the bay area is grieving and offering condolences to the innocent victims who died at the school. at this morning's mass at saint mary's cathedral, there was a moment of silence and reflection. abc7 news reporter kyra clabber is live to -- clapper is live to give us the details. >> i am pretty sure it is safe to say it is going on across the country as people go to their places of worship. as you mentio
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